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Word Nerd: Beatific

Dysania (also known as Clinomania) is the irresistible and overwhelming desire to stay in bed. While dysania can be a serious medical issue (it can be tied to depression, anxiety, etc.) it can also simply be a state of being caused by everyday stress or even the weather. Dysania is that all-encompassing feeling one gets […]

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Word Nerd: Dysania

Dysania (also known as Clinomania) is the irresistible and overwhelming desire to stay in bed. While dysania can be a serious medical issue (it can be tied to depression, anxiety, etc.) it can also simply be a state of being caused by everyday stress or even the weather. Dysania is that all-encompassing feeling one gets… Continue reading Word Nerd: Dysania

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Word Nerd: Exigency

Exigency means an urgent, immediate need or demand or an emergency situation. Exigency is something that we are all aware of as each day seems to present yet another human rights or environmental or emotional dilemma. Due to the almost constant state of exigency, burnout is bound to happen and yet due to the exigent… Continue reading Word Nerd: Exigency

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Word Nerd: Ambivert

Ambivert is a word that finds that happy medium between introvert and extrovert and it's  a relatively new word to me. While I do tend to lean towards introversion, I still have many qualities that fit the extrovert description and that is where the concept of ambiversion comes in. An ambivert is one who is… Continue reading Word Nerd: Ambivert

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Word Nerd: Induratize

Induratize is a word meaning to harden one's heart to someone's pleas or advances or to the idea of love. Induratize is, in other words, to close one's very sprint. There are many, many reasons why one would choose to induratize themselves. Heartache is painful, agonizing, and at times it feels like it's just too… Continue reading Word Nerd: Induratize

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Word Nerd: Couthy

Couthy (also spelled couthie) is a rather lovely word meaning agreeable and genial. Couthy goes along quite well with the word hygge, since both words conjure up cozy, comfortable, and utterly delightful thoughts. While couthy is a year-round word, there is something particularly wonderful about it in the cold winter months. In winter one wants to… Continue reading Word Nerd: Couthy